What Happens During DBT Sessions

Dialectical behavior therapy or DBT is a treatment approach that helps patients learn to cope with their emotional problems or symptoms of a mental illness. It is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy that is designed to teach useful behavioral skills that reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Patients are able to have a set of strategies… Continue reading What Happens During DBT Sessions

What is Distress Tolerance?

Some mental health providers offer a type of treatment known as dialectical behavior therapy that teaches patients important skills for coping with symptoms. Of the four main components that make up DBT, one of the most important is distress tolerance. This is a lesson in learning how to handle stress, anxiety, or any overwhelming emotions… Continue reading What is Distress Tolerance?